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|We identify, preserve and make available institutional records
that document the history of the Federal Reserve Bank of New
York. Our archivists assist historians, scholars and other serious
researchers studying areas of economic and financial history
and policy that have been affected by the Bank's activities.
Anyone who wishes to conduct research at the Bank's Archives must complete an application and agree to abide by the guidelines below. Archives at the Bank are not open to the general public.
GUIDELINES FOR RESEARCHERS
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Researchers interested in viewing records held by the Archives of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York must first contact the Bank's Archives at (212) 720-8906 or by email to obtain a research application. All requests are subject to review and approval by the Research Support Function. Please apply as far in advance of your anticipated visit as possible; the review process can take up to a week to complete. The Archives is not open to the general public, but to serious researchers who have completed the applications process and made an appointment.
Only Archives staff members are permitted to photocopy paper-based records; the researcher may copy documents from microfilm. The first 100 copies are free, with a charge of $.15 for each additional page.
The Archives may refuse to reproduce material that is fragile or otherwise restricted.
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Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045
Tel: (212) 720-8906